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Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 695

Two Chinese Opium Scales

Estimate: $150 - $250
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$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Estate of a Former General Electric International Executive, Hilton Head Island, SC

Description:

Two Chinese Opium Scales, comprising a 11 1/2 in. wood case with scale and weight, marked and stamped in yellow on lid, and a 15 in. wood case with case and weight, with wax seal on lid. Provenance: Allan Janny Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, June 11, 1989.

Measurements: Height: of largest 15 in. x Width: 4 in. x Depth: 1 in.

Condition:

Overall good condition, old marks and scratches to wood, marks worn, strings worn, some strings snapped, pitting and oxidation to metal.

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